An engine oil leak may develop from the front crankshaft seal due to hardening of the rubber seal. There is a revised seal and sleeve available to correct this concern. Our technicians tell us that changing the oil every 3000 miles may help prolong seal life.
Engine Oil Leak From Front Crankshaft Seal on Suzuki Sidekick
Average mileage: 145,000 (130,000–185,000)
Engine affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder
16 people reported this problem
front crankshaft oil leak and I haven't corrected problem yet. any suggestions on how to replace?
1996 Suzuki Sidekick - 1.6L 4 Cylinder
Had several leaks under the hood. Just paid $400.00 for repairing one oil leak, and 2 new belts...only to discover I STILL have a leak underneath the engine (seal hardened). Quoted an $800.00 price. No repair made on that one.
1997 Suzuki Sidekick - 1.6L 4 Cylinder 185,000 mi, Visitor
Going to try a $5 seal conditioner